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Submitted by G.Vishvas (Germany), Mar 15, 2007 at 05:05

Respected Mr. Ali

You have an idealised imaginary version, of islam, of the life of Mohammad, of your own muslim-ness. I would like to believe it and respect it. But reality proves that such an idealised version neither existed, nor exists, nor can exist because of some inherent problems in kuran and islam.

It may have seemed ok in the 7th century among uneducated arabs, but today in the 21st century we are in a position to recognise that kuran and islam contain substantial difficulties in concepts, intentions, methods etc. Islam not only has an image problem (which is what many muslims choose to think) but also a substance problem.

I do not know if you, as a muslim, can openly discuss that among your muslim associates. If not then I am right in saying that islam is a totalitarian ideology. There are several criteria of totalitarianism and fascism and islam, unfortunately for you, fufils many of them. Since islamic law stipulates that an ex-muslim must be killed (which by itself is reason enough to call it a fascist ideology) hence muslims dare not criticise islam and this makes islam unreformable, unacceptable.

If islam troubles muslims there is nothing I can do about it - but islam is an arrogant self-sure aggressive expansionist ideology that wishes to bring everyone under its boot (and the muslim who actively participates in this aggression is extolled and the one who does not is called a munafik, a hypcrite, in the kuran).

What are the "right-path" muslims doing to prevent the "wrong-path" muslims from doing their abominable deeds? Nothing. What can they do? Nothing. Because the kuran contains contradictions, inconsistencies, ambiguities, even errors and idiocies. Thus the kuran, in the long run, favours the fanatic muslims, the islamo-fascists. That is the reality, and not the idealised version of islam which you wish to hold on to.

For the muslim islam is perfect and uncriticisable. That is where the muslim errs and becomes a nuisance. And it keeps increasing day by day due to lack of internal criticism. When muslims come together then they compete with one another in praising islam, Mohammad and kuran.

Remember the turkish saying "Friend speaks bitter". One who flatters and praises is not the true friend.

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